All posts tagged "featured"

  • home shot tues
    DA: Shooting believed to be ‘drug-related’

    Investigators this morning said the murder of 23-year-old Brett Simmons during a home invasion, double-shooting on Sept. 25 is believed to be drug-related. District Attorney Craig Stedman said Wednesday that the possible motive related to the Clay...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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    Doodles get their due

    Saturday marked Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue’s first “Golden Doodle Day.” That’s significant since DVGRR until recently only accepted golden retrievers and golden mixes. The policy changed in 2012 when DVGRR accepted 23 golden doodles — a golden...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Taylor Moore (left) closely marks Paxton Steffy of Cocalico during Monday’s clash in Ephrata. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Ephrata girls bounce Cocalico, earn L-L berth

    The deciding moment happened at the 20:13 mark of the first half on the pitch at Mountaineer Field on Monday night. Midway through the first half, Ephrata’s leading scorer Taylor Moore drove the ball past Cocalico goalie...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Abdul Saad (right) takes down Garden Spot’s Daryl Hartman during Friday’s 45-13 Eagle victory in New Holland. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Eagles respond to hand Spartans first loss

    A sign of a good football team is how it responds when facing adversity. Cocalico clearly was there following last week’s rough 42-0 loss at home to Lampeter-Strasburg. And with undefeated Garden Spot staring the Eagles’ in...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Al Trimmer, who many have known as "the local UPS guy," serves up one of his many pumpkin funnel cakes served last week.
    Familiar face behind stand

      A seasoned veteran has stepped forward to fill the space held for years by the ever-popular Sweigart’s Steaks, and the man’s face is familiar to many in the greater Ephrata area. Many already knew the operator...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Dick, Rhonda, Gary and Joanne Pike, locking the door to Pike's Paint for the final time on Saturday afternoon. Missing from the photo was Randy Jo Warner, Joanne's daughter.
    Pike’s Paint closes after 61 years here

      Joanne Pike, her sons Dick and Gary, and Gary’s wife, Rhonda, locked the door on Pike’s Paint store Saturday afternoon at two o’clock. They shut the store for good, after a run of 61 years in...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • home shot tues
    Police hopeful in Clay murder investigation

    Police continue to investigate the armed home invasion late Thursday in Clay Township where masked shooters killed a 23-year old man and wounded his father. Brett J. Simmons, a 2009 Ephrata High School graduate, was killed at...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • A pack of Ephrata girls are out in front Tuesday at E-town.
    EHS girls clinch share of title, boys remain in hunt

    Behind a record-setting performance from junior Nate Becker, and a blazing effort on the girls’ side led by junior Taylor Mahlandt, the Ephrata cross country teams were a combined 6-0 Tuesday at Elizabethtown to put both teams...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Shannon Glover returns a backhand during a recent match. Glover and the rest of her teammates
have their sights set on a successful post-season, which begins Thurday with the L-L League Tournament.
    Second season set for high school tennis

    Districts ahead for Cocalico girls? A five o’clock wake-up call is waiting for some of the members of the Cocalico girl’s tennis team on Thursday. This will be Day One of the Lancaster-Lebanon flight championships in both...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • A hair-do malfunction didn’t get in the way of victory Tuesday night for Amber Huber of Denver, champion of the 16-and-older female division, in the 38th annual pig chase at the Ephrata Fair.  It’s clear that her lively porcine partner cheered her on, perhaps even serving as a “guide pig” for part of the race.
    Ephrata Fair 2014: Inside the Pig and Rooster Chase

    Ephrata Review Reporter Patrick Burns looks inside the ring and behind the scenes of the Ephrata Fair’s pig and rooster chase.  Burns interviewed organizers and recorded the action-video on a Galaxy S4 phone.  The event typically attracts...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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